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(1.11) Composers - Carner and Gregor - Part 2
Sam Carner and Derek Gregor Part 2 of our conversation with the successful song writing team of Carner and Gregor. In this episode they tell us more about shows they like, influences on their writing and what makes a good musical theatre song. All the song cut heard in this episode are from their CD “Carner & Gregor One” which is available on their website https://www.cdbaby.com/cd/carnergregorone . Join us for more musical theatre talk with Sam and Derek. @fromthepitcast
(1.10) Composers - Carner and Gregor - Part 1
Derek Gregor and Sam Carner Sam Carner and Derek Gregor, are a successful contemporary musical theatre song writing team. Their songs have been sung by many artist all over the world, and they have many shows on the go. They were in Vancouver to record some new tracks, and give an intimate concert of their material. Sam and Derek were kind enough to join Christopher in studio to discuss their experiences writing and producing shows, as well as some insight into how they collaborate and...
(1.09) Director Choreographer - Valerie Easton
Valerie Easton Every musical needs a steady hand at the wheel, a leader that can shape and guide the production through rehearsals and tech and make opening night a success. The director of the show must wear many hats. Sometimes calm, sometimes fierce, sometimes both, but ultimately they must gather the people onboard the ship, and be responsible for the journey and destination. But there are also directors that add choreography to their plates and have to successfully do the work of 2...
(1.08) 11 O'Clock Numbers - Peter Jorgensen
Peter Jorgensen During the 40s and 50s, the so-called Golden Age of musical theatre, it was common to hear songs from Broadway shows on the airwaves. These songs were the "pop music" of the day. Audiences would know a Rodgers and Hammerstein tune before they even stepped foot in a theatre, since they were often played on the radio or sung at parties. This, however, is not the case today. The songs of musical theatre, while still popular among many, have not become quite as mainstream as...